Leopard Cory


Price:
$18

Description

Overview

The Leopard Cory can also be known as the Julii Cory comes from South America within the Lower Amazon River and the coastal rivers in northeastern Brazil. They are found in Peru in the Rio Ampiyacu, Rio Ucayali and the Yarina Cocha.

In their natural habitat schools of Leopard Cories live in flooded forest regions as well as smaller-sized streams and small tributaries. Breeding takes place in swamps, ponds, or streams. They are demersal and feed on worms, crustaceans, insects and plant matter.

The Leopard Cory is a smaller member of the Corydoras family, only growing to about 5.2cm in length. They are a beautiful fish with an interestingly patterned body. The body is a cream white or gray color with small, black spots all over and a stripe running horizontally from the back of their gills to the base of the tail. There is a black blotch at the top of its dorsal fin and six spotted bands on the tail. They have a lifespan of 5 or more years.

 

Care

Minimum Tank Size: 100L
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Max Size: 5cm
Color Form: Black, White
Diet: Omnivore
Temperature: 23-26c
pH: 6-7.8

*Product Photo is for reference only. Exact fish will vary in size and colour.

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